Friday, March 1, 2024

See Who's Starring in The Old Globe's U.S. Premiere of Ride by Molly Higgins

Sarah Meadows directs the musical, which follows Annie Londonderry's endeavor to ride a bicycle around the world.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

Playbill Celebrates Broadway's March Birthdays by Dylan Parent

From more than one Mrs. Lovett to a little orphan Annie, Playbill gives a standing ovation to Broadway's brightest born in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington to Star in Slave Play in West End by Darryn King

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been cast in the U.K. premiere of Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris. The production—which, as previously reported, Harris announced on Instagram—will…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

Well-known Connecticut theater director helms the new tour of ‘Annie’ coming to the Shubert by Christopher Arnott

The new tour of the musical "Annie," at the Shubert Feb. 29 through March 3, is directed by Jenn Thompson, who played one of the orphans in the Broadway production in the 1970s.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Annie Wang’s “had my mouth” Offers Self-Protection Through Lyrical Movement by Eve Bromberg

Were they bearing their teeth in preparation to kill? Screaming silently in agony? Conjuring lost joy of their youth?

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 10:48AM
Friday, February 9, 2024

ICONS 2: Petra Allende, La Alcaldesa del Barrio by American Theatre Editors

This episode features a monologue by Christin Eve Cato, performed by Annie Henk, imagining a meeting between a Puerto Rican factory worker and an elected official.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:17PM
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

The music teacher who just won a Grammy says it belongs to her students by Rachel Treisman

Virginia music teacher Annie Ray started an orchestra for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She just won a Grammy for music education, and a $10,000 grant for her sc…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 10:12AM
Monday, February 5, 2024

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Brynn O'Malley, who plays Grace Farrell in the Broadway revival of Annie at the Palace Theatre, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of ...

SOURCE: Google at 01:12PM
Saturday, January 27, 2024

A Bit on Benay Venuta by Trav S.D.

January 27 was the birthday of stage star Benay Venuta (Benvenuta Rose Crooke, 1910-1995). Old time movie fans will probably know her best from the movie musicals Annie Get Your Gun (1950, a…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:48AM
Friday, January 26, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Annie’ at The National Theatre by Sue Tilberry

Little Orphan Annie is an American icon, starting with a 19th century poem and a more relevant comic in 1924. The musical “Annie” arrived on Broadway in 1977, winning seven Tony Awards, …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 12:26PM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Jeremy Jordan, Susan Blackwell, Annie Golden and More Set for The 5th Annual Joe Iconis ...

He is also featured in Part Two of Playbill.com's Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know. 54 Below is located at 254 West 54th ...

SOURCE: Google at 08:02AM
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

‘A Quick 5’ with Actor Julia Nicole Hunter, Grace Farrell in ‘Annie’ at the National Theatre by Susan Brall

Broadway at the National will be presenting the classic musical “Annie” opening on January 23, 2023. The seven-time, Tony Award-winning (including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 06:08PM
Friday, January 12, 2024

Red Concepción to Make Broadway Debut as Amos Hart in Chicago by Darryn King

Red Concepción will make his Broadway debut in Chicago as Amos Hart, beginning his run at the Ambassador Theatre on January 15. He replaces James T. Lane, a long-time company member who st…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:32AM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Bernadette Peters Joins 2nd Sailing of The Broadway Cruise

Theatre legend and multi-Tony Award Winner Bernadette Peters (Old Friends, Annie Get Your Gun, “The Good Fight”) has joined the previously announced stars of the theatre and creative lum…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:46PM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

Andrea McArdle to Offer Confessions of a Broadway Baby Next Year by Andrew Gans

The Annie star will return to 54 Below in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Cast & Creative Team Announced For World Premiere Of Dave Malloy's THREE HOUSES

Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Dave Malloy's Three Houses, directed and choreographed by Annie Tippe. The musical will feature J.…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:30PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

“CHRISTINE EBERSOLE & BILLY STRITCH: I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”at 54 BELOW by Sandi Durell

Cabaret Review By Ron Fassler . . . . In the early days of her stage career, Christine Ebersole waited for her break while standing by and replacing in her first three Broadway shows. By 198…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:29PM
Monday, December 11, 2023

Beauty and the Beast review – energetic cast make five a festive stageful by Mark Fisher

Stephen Joseph theatre, ScarboroughNick Lane’s witty and rounded adaptation stars a no-nonsense Rosabelle, and manages to convey fear and fun with pop hits If ever you find yourself in a s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:02PM
Sunday, December 10, 2023

The week in theatre: Infinite Life; The Homecoming; Pacific Overtures – review by Susannah Clapp

Dorfman; Young Vic; Menier Chocolate Factory, LondonChronic illness is captured to extraordinary effect in Annie Baker’s slow yet absorbing new play. Elsewhere, snarling Pinter lacks bite,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:12AM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

ReDISCoveries: Assassins (Original Cast Recording) by JK

ReDISCoveries: Assassins (Original Cast Recording) Jeff has kindly invited me to revisit and review some of the older cast recordings in my collection. Every other week or so, I’ll write a…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Annie-Grace Payne by Zack Calhoon

Annie-Grace Payne (you can call her Annie-Grace or AG) is a New York-based actress working in TV/film with a background in musical theatre. Her favorite film credits include Unsafe (Santori…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:06PM

Mark Lamos: Finding An Artistic Home —and Self —in Theatre by Frank Rizzo

Mark Lamos and husband Jerry Jones sit on the stone wall in the backyard of their colonial home on a rolling green lawn off a winding countryside road in Litchfield County.  Bella, their En…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:34PM
Sunday, December 3, 2023

Infinite Life, National Theatre review - beguiling new comedy about a world of pain by Helen Hawkins

Annie Baker delivers a richly satisfying piece about hungry women A sun deck with seven pale-green padded loungers is the latest setting for the latest National Theatre premiere from Ameri…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 06:24AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

THE JOE ICONIS CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA Returns For Its 13th Annual Engagement At 54 Below With Annie Golden, Will Roland, Andrew Barth Feldman, And Mor

Annie Golden, Will Roland, and Andrew Barth Feldman join a cast of 50 in 13th year of the annual The Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza at 54 Below.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 01:00PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards